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Gore Counselling Centre - AOD and General Counselling

Mental Health & Addictions Service


Alcohol and Other Drug Counselling

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD)



Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Any person can refer to our AOD service.  You can come in to our centre or ring us.  Or your friends, family, GP, work mates, or any one else can refer you if you give your permission for them to do so.

This service is available free of charge to anyone living the Gore and districts – from Lumsden to Tokonui to Tapanui to Clinton and everywhere inbetween.


We offer one on one AOD counselling for people and their family members to help them reduce or stop their use of substances.  We carry out assessments and set up a treatment plan.  If necessary, we can refer you on to a medical detox and/or a residential rehabilitation programme.

We offer:

  • Screening for AOD problems
  • One on one counselling.
  • One on one education about drugs and their effects.
  • Brief assessments.
  • Comprehensive assessments.
  • Individual treatment plans.
  • Relapse prevention plans.
  • Harm minimising strategies.
  • Use reduction strategies.
  • AOD education and/or therapy groups.
  • Presentations to workplaces, community groups, schools and other organisations

Contact Details

13 Traford Street
Southland 9710

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Street Address

13 Traford Street
Southland 9710

Postal Address

PO Box 157
Gore 9740

This page was last updated at 1:25PM on November 25, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Gore Counselling Centre - AOD and General Counselling.